Top 10 green stories of 2010
Shanghai and mighty
China kicks ass on cleantech, frightens American xenophobes
Red menace? Try green menace. China is shoveling money into renewable energy, seizing No. 1 status in wind power and green investment potential, while shutting down thousands of old, polluting power plants and factories. Chinese manufacturers pumped out 66 percent of the world’s solar panels this year, and a Chinese company has even made a ballsy move into the U.S. solar space. Not that it’s a competition or anything. But if competition wakes U.S. conservatives up, then … look out! China! Booga booga!